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Brent Harris


Brent Harris: Councillor, Social Entrepreneur, Advocate

Elected Councillor at Large in 2021
Executive Director, Saint John Tool Library
Proud Father of Four
Construction Expert & Community Developer
Masters in Community Development
Housing Policy Advocate
Climate Change Enthusiast
Transit Service Improvement Champion

About Me:
Hello, I'm Brent Harris, your elected Councillor at Large since 2021. I'm passionate about making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. Here's a glimpse into my journey and what drives me:

Building a Better Community:
As the founder and Executive Director of the Saint John Tool Library, I've been committed to building a stronger community since 2018. This non-profit social enterprise empowers individuals by providing access to tools and resources, fostering a culture of self-reliance and collaboration.

Family First:
I'm a proud father of four wonderful children, and their future is at the heart of everything I do.

Diverse Experience:
My career has seen me wear many hats, from roles in construction and community development to non-profit work. I've recently been active as a general contractor in the construction industry, contributing to the growth and development of our city.

Lifelong Learning:
Education is a cornerstone of personal growth. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Mount Allison, and I pursued my Masters in Arts in Community Development at Wycliffe College, part of the University of Toronto. My academic background equips me to tackle complex community issues.

Housing Advocacy:
My primary focus as your councillor is on housing development. I work tirelessly to bring about targeted policy reforms and engage directly with developers and builders to create affordable and sustainable housing solutions.

Climate Change Champion:
I am deeply committed to addressing climate change and advocate for initiatives that promote sustainability and environmental responsibility in our community.

Transit Enhancement:
Improving the quality and accessibility of transit services for our residents is another one of my key priorities. I believe that efficient public transportation is vital for a thriving community.

Let's Connect:
I'm here to listen, collaborate, and work together to build a brighter future for our community. Reach out, and let's discuss how we can make a positive impact together. Your voice matters!

📞 506-977-3853  📧

Let's continue to grow, innovate, and create positive change. Together, we can achieve great things!